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[juh-hahn-geer, yuh-]
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  1. Jahangir.


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[juh-hahn-geer, yuh-]
  1. 1569–1627, 4th Mogul emperor in India 1605–27 (son of Akbar).
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  • Whereas Jehangir had ruled for nine months, Yusuf only swayed the sceptre for three.

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  • During the night the heart of Jehangir misgave him, and he fled to the Karatakka mountains.

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  • Nourjehan Begum was the favourite wife of Jehangir, and her game the fiercest of India.

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  • Shah Jehan, son of Jehangir, ascended the throne of India in 1627, and was if possible more addicted to jewels than his father.

  • Arjun attracted the unfavourable attention of Akbar's successor, Jehangir, and was cast into prison where he died.